Girl

A girl is any female human from birth through childhood and adolescence to attainment of adulthood when she becomes a woman. The term may also be used to mean a young woman.

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Famous quotes containing the word girl:

    “I am as brown as brown can be,
    And my eyes as black as sloe;
    I am as brisk as brisk can be,
    And wild as forest doe.
    —Unknown. The Brown Girl (l. 1–4)

    Frankie mounted to the scaffold as calm as a girl can be,
    Unknown. Frankie and Johnny (l. 85)

    Roger Thornhill: Tell me, how does a girl like you get to be a girl like you?
    Eve Kendall: Lucky I guess.
    Roger Thornhill: No, not lucky. Naughty, wicked, up to no good. Ever kill anyone? Because I bet you could tease a man to death without half trying. So stop trying.
    Ernest Lehman (b.1920)